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Arsenal, Man United come from behind to win in Premier League; Everton beaten by Sunderland

Manchester City's Vincent Kompany, bottom centre, is thwarted by Liverpool's Martin Skrtel, bottom right, during their English Premier League soccer match at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester, England, Thursday Dec. 26, 2013. (AP Photo/Jon Super)
December 26, 2013 - 9:39 AM

MANCHESTER, England - Arsenal and Manchester United both came from behind to win in the English Premier League on Thursday, with bottom-place Sunderland producing the only Boxing Day shock by beating highflying Everton.

Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard was sent off for bringing down Ki Sung-Yeung, who then scored from the penalty spot to give Sunderland a 1-0 victory against the fifth-place team.

United conceded twice in the opening 13 minutes at Hull, but Chris Smalling and Wayne Rooney drew the champions level before James Chester's own goal gave them a 3-2 win.

After Arsenal gifted West Ham the lead, Theo Walcott scored twice and Lukas Podolski added another to clinch a 3-1 victory.

Arsenal went top but could be overtaken later if Liverpool beat Manchester City.

Chelsea is a point ahead of City after beating Swansea 1-0.

News from © The Associated Press, 2013
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